Today I pulled out my Makeup Brush Holder for a little cleaning as it was a little dusty. I figured it was the perfect opportunity to share it with all of you. Now, it's not really a Makeup Brush Holder. It's meant to store Scrapbook/Office Supplies, but I found a way to make it work as a Makeup Brush Holder. We tend to do that as Makeup Enthusiasts anyway...we can make anything work for makeup storage! Here it is!
I can't remember the brand name, but it's called Desktop Carousel. Yup! It spins just like a carousel! I purchased it at Michael's Craft Store several months ago. It's still available and retails for $39.99. Keep in mind that Michael's always releases great discount coupons, so make sure you snag one of those coupons before you head out to buy one of these bad boys. I'm all for a good discount! High Five!
So moving on...this has worked great for my makeup brushes! I absolutely LOVE this holder. I love that I have all of my brushes in one container, yet at the same time, I can separate them by type of brush into each compartment. I can easily find what I am looking for by just giving the carousel a little spin.
The only drawback that I can think of is that the compartments are all very deep, so if you just throw your brushes in there, you won't be able to see them and/or they will just fall to the side. What has worked for me are the little beads used to fill flower vases (like the ones found in the Sephora store brush holders). I purchased a few packages of the filler beads (also at Michael's) and filled each pocket. This has helped with being able to stand the brushes up and being able to see them. See below:
|All ten compartments are now filled with beads!|
Some nice little features that the carousel has are:
|There are three little drawers. I use these to store my kabukis! They fit perfectly!|
|Three elastic bands probably meant for scissors? I use them to hold my go to Brushes sometimes!|